Projects & Initiatives

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This page provides information on the WaTech enterprise IT projects currently underway. Many of the projects listed here are part of our Strategic Roadmap 2019-2022. Each project page includes current status, progress, resources and contact information. We will be updating this page with additional projects as teams are formed and charters are created. If you did not find what you were looking for on this page, please contact communications@watech.wa.gov.

For information on completed projects, visit our Archive page.

Enterprise IT Strategic Planning

WaTech’s is revising its IT Enterprise Strategic Plan. This is a vital priority considering the plan provides a foundation for everything we do as an enterprise. The goal is to achieve alignment around enterprise-wide IT priorities for the next three to five years and longer-term aspirations and vision.

GIS Natural Hazards Mitigation

The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) was tasked by the Legislature to develop a common data-sharing platform for public organizations in Washington to host and share sensitive natural hazards mitigation geospatial data. This project will provide consistent natural hazards data for use by state, local and higher-education organizations to support state hazard risks and resilience mapping and analysis. Legislation has identified $724,000 in funding to create this common platform and has established an expectation for the data platform to be available by June 30, 2023. 

Enterprise Cloud Computing Program (ECCP)

The Enterprise Cloud Computing Program (ECCP) was created by WaTech to provide leadership, governance, guidance, and resources to accelerate the strategic adoption of cloud technologies across Washington state government.

Identity Access Management (IAM) Modernization

WaTech is engaging agency partners to complete a successful technology Proof of Concept resulting in contracts with technology and service providers necessary to modernize IAM technology and processes for the state of Washington.    

IT Project Oversight Transformation

This project aims to transform WaTech’s Project Oversight program to unlock the value, engagement, and expertise of the oversight consultants for agencies to maximize project success and mitigate risks for projects in the state’s portfolio.

Managed File Transfer (MFT) Modernization

The Managed File Transfer Modernization project will migrate customers from our current platform to GoAnywhere. 

SAW Multilingual

The SAW Multilingual project will implement a structure for additional languages within existing SAW workflows, beginning with Spanish.